Friday, December 20, 2013

Week of December 30th - January 3rd

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:
  • No school, Happy New Year!
  • Feeling motivated to get a jump on the new year?  You're encouraged to work on the AI/Robotics paper.  Or play around with RUR-PLE - download it from here.  Get the .exe for Windows, or the .dmg for OS X.
Thursday:
  • continue on with RUR-PLE
  • introduce looping with for count in range()
  • introduce branching with if/elif/else
Friday:
  • (snow day)



Friday, December 13, 2013

Week of December 16th-20th

Monday:
  • Operating Systems vocabulary due
  • Discuss operating systems
Tuesday:
  • wrap up operating systems discussion
  • file names and paths, hands-on OS with terminal window
  • give out review sheet for test on Thursday
Wednesday:
Thursday:
  • test on computer history, hardware, operating systems
  • continue with RUR-PLE when finished

Friday:
  • continue with RUR-PLE

Friday, December 6, 2013

Week of Dec 9th-13th

Monday:
  • Part III of medical informatics project due.  Here again are the links to the presentations.  Feel free to look at the presentations from the other period to help you finish the homework. 
  • finish Cartoon Guide reading
  • What is hardware and software, anyway?
  • Computer history through SAGE
  • Videos:
  • Introduce computer bus and bus services
ENIAC, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday:
  • (snow day)

Wednesday:
  • Dissect old PCs
Thursday:
Friday:
  • How a disk drive works
  • Read "How Do Operating Systems Work?"
  • Introduce operating systems: two roles, five jobs of an operating system